Raitt, Bonnie - I Will Not Be Broken Lyrics




That was then this is now
Found my way back here somehow
Knew you'd have to let me go
Told you once I told you so

Take me down
You can hold me but you
Can't hold what's within
Pull me round
Push me to the limit
Maybe I may bend
But I know where I'm not going
I will not be broken
I will not be broken
I will not be...

Someone other than who I am
I will fight to make my stand
Cause what is livin' if I can't live free
What is freedom if I can't be me

Take me down
You can hold me but you
Can't hold what's within
Pull me round
Push me to the limit
Maybe I may bend
But I know where I'm not going
I will not be broken
I will not be broken
I will not be...

I won't let you near it
I will let my spirit fly
Fly
High
Oh take me down

Take me down
You can hold me but you
Can't hold what's within
Pull me round
Push me to the limit
Maybe I may bend
But I know where I'm not going
I will not be broken
I will not be broken
I will not be...





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  1. Gabriela Mora

    That was then and this is now
    I found my way back here somehow
    Knew you'd have to let me go
    I told you once I told you so
    Take me down
    You can hold me but you
    Can't hold what's within
    Pull me round
    Push me to the limit
    Maybe I may bend
    But I know where I'm not going
    I will not be broken
    I will not be broken
    I will not be
    Someone other than who I am
    I will fight to make my stand
    Cause what is livin' if I can't live free
    What is freedom if I can't be me
    Take me down
    You can hold me but you
    Can't hold what's within
    Pull me round
    Push me to the limit
    Maybe I may bend
    But I know where I'm not going
    I will not be broken
    I will not be broken
    I will not be
    I won't let you near it
    I will let my spirit fly
    Fly
    High
    Oh take me down
    Take me down
    You can hold me but you
    Can't hold what's within
    Pull me round
    Push me to the limit
    Maybe I may bend
    But we both know where I'm not going
    I will not be broken
    I will not be broken
    I will not be

  2. Fiona Phillips

    I will not be broken...

  3. Sheila Daniels

    Love listening to Bonnie Raitt to get my day started!

  4. Merlin’s Attic

    Thx Jerry Lynn Williams songwriter/guitarist/piano

  5. Brad Parker

    I guess this is a master at work

  6. dr. rae christopher

    GOD WAS IN THE WATER

  7. Sheila Barron

    My life has been in a mess for years I have made a decision in my life that God is my Everything instead of rushing into things I have to listen to what he tells me Ms.Bonnie I've always loved your music and you have taking me out of sorrow,so many times ✌️♥️ you have helped me a lot in my life God Bless you Ms.Bonnie

  8. Shari Crocker

    Amen to you, Bonnie. Do you hear that Clyde? Thank you.

  9. Nadine Sansone

    Great slide guitarist with great vocals.

  10. Bill Wallace

    This song reminds me of a girl I knew. When I met her she was going through a nasty divorce where she was mentally abused. We had been dating for awhile but I wasn't able to get pass her shell. She wasn't able to trust again. Even though she was worth the effort I was frustrated and close to giving up. I was driving home from a date with her and thinking about ending it when this song came on the radio. Felt like it was worth fighting for. We have been married 11 years now.

    Mike Senart

    WOW!!! Congrats on 11 years that is such a wonderful story, thanks for not giving up on her, you truly are a real man in a world full of boys. 👍👍

    Danielle W.

    What a lovely story. I hope I find my own person someday, who'll be there the way you have been for your wife!

  11. Kim Bald

    My new mantra I will not be broken.

  12. Jazlan Ahn

    a true original...

  13. Tomik Young

    love this song

  14. By Myself

    This the Best song SO MUCH MEANING 💋👀🖤😊

  15. By Myself

    I was broken as a child Now I'm a Woman with problems,but Today I go through them not around them 💙

  16. By Myself

    Thank you Bonnie for yrs. of Help Thank you💙

  17. Lori Young

    This was my cancer warrior, fighting anthem. "I WILL NOT BE BROKEN."

    By Myself

    Lori Young What a song for your health I hope you have a healthy and Happy life💙

    Rachel Watkins

    I hope you are doing well these days. Blessings🌷

    nan Valens

    Love that this song brought so much inspiration

    Jesus lives

    I'm just asking, is it guilt that you killed for rich men who wouldn't even put their own kids in your shoes?

  18. Angie Donovan

    Hmmm I'm unsure if I like her music. But I gave it a try.

  19. Sheila Barron

    I was broken and if it wasn't for Ms. Bonnie+ Miles Davis I really don't know what would've happened ❤❤❤❤❤Ms. Bonnie ✌💙

  20. Walkin Bonita

    Best song on this album "Unnecessarily Mercenary". Bonnie is a soul alike as far back as I remember. How someone in a hippie music store knew it and told me to buy my first album is a mystery to me. Been with her since then, every inch of the way! It is like when I am in a blues mood, these songs are first up and out of my soul.

  21. Dawson Breek

    They play this every night at my job and it grew on me. Just got off trying to light one up with it

  22. Kate Hume

    bonnie rocks

  23. Eric Grimmage

    that's my "joint", one saying, a lot of meanings

  24. Fran Pinzow

    I really like the lyrics to this song. A friend of mine who is a KJ purchased the karaoke version in order that I can sing it at karaoke. I am glad that this is one that isn't done all of the time. It is tougher than some of her other songs.

  25. anthony belser

    I love this song. so much soul and passion.

  26. V. Gan

    Bonnie Raitt is on a plane higher than I will ever reach!

  27. Eagle Eye Gordon

    I don't know what it is, but her songs are like a fairy godmother to the soul. They just get me through so much

    reginald thomas

    Songs
    Bird

    Jan Rowley

    Spoke to me tonight. Love her and she was a favorite of the father of our children - a veteran and mensch.

  28. Mark Sherlin

    Great song writer, Great Singer, Great slide guitar player! I Love Bonnie Raitt!

  29. Roxanne Johnson

    I am a veteran with severe PTSD and bipolar....When I had my breakdown I listened to this song 10 times a day....it kept me going til my storm passed.....Thank you Bonnie...Your music truly does heal a wounded spirit and shattered soul.

    Fran Pinzow

    I am not a vet, but have PTSD and TBI from an assault over 25 years ago.

    Nita Almand

    Bless your soul, Roxanne Johnson. I hope that one year later that you are feeling closer to whole.

    Kim Bald

    The darkness is broken by the light of love and kindness

    Ken Damon

    Right there with you Brother, Great song...

    Danielle W.

    Thank you for your service, Roxanne. Peace be with you <3

  30. Frankyhollywood68

    she's right up there with Carley and Joni, LOVE her melodies

    countrygirl country musiclover

    Frankyhollywood68 I AM ONLY 24 AND KNOW YOU DISRESPECTED CARLY SIMON BY SPELLING HER NAME WRONG. ALSO JONI MITCHELL IS ONE OF THE WORST OF ALL TIME IN ANY GENRE. HOW FUCKING DARE YOU DISRESPECT BONNIE AND CARLY BY NOT ONLY SPELLING CARLY'S NAME WRONG BUT ALSO DISRESPECTING THEM BOTH BY PUTTING THEM IN THE SAME SENTENCE AS A NO TALENT JOKE LIKE JONI MITCHELL. WHAT THE HELL DID CARLY SIMON AND BONNIE RAITT DO TO DESERVE TO BE INSULTED BY BEING IN THE SAME SENTENCE AS JONI MITCHELL. I'VE HEARD THAT YELLOW TAXI SHIT AND THAT WAS ENOUGH TO MAKE ME KNOW THAT JONI SUCKS

  31. Brandon Minikwu

    the guitar riffs on this song rocks, this song is on my job's corporate sanctioned radio station, so I hear it nearly every night and it never fails to pump my spirit.

  32. Gayle Patrick

    This song so fits my life!

  33. Mari Mack and Livin Like Kings

    Thank you for this.

  34. erika peláez

    perfect!!!